Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Telegraph Way
Morn Hill
SO21 1HZ



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Winchester Science Centre is a unique hands-on interactive science and technology centre with 100 exhibits to amuse and enthuse the whole family. At Winchester Science Centre you will understand how to bend light, create your own tornado and vortex, create electronic music and see your body through a heat sensitive camera. Winchester Science Centre has been created to bring to life the worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Winchester Science Centre has the UKs largest capacity digital planetarium, showing both presenter-led and pre-recorded shows.

Venue Type:

Museum, Science centre

Opening hours

10:00 - 16:00 every day
10:00 - 17.00 weekends
Extended opening hours during school holidays

Admission charges

Adults: £10.00 with Gift Aid
Children: £7.00 with Gift Aid
Concession: £8.00 with Gift Aid
Planetarium: additional £2.20
Planetarium Only ticket: £5.00


  • Museums Association

Collection details

Natural Sciences, Science and Technology

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After Dark Event

After Dark: Adults Only

  • 2 December 2014 6-10pm

"Visited the 'Adults Only' evening. Had an absolutely super time, without feeling that "kids should go first!" We will be back and bring some of our friends. I loved the planetarium show and hope to meet some like minded people."

Suitable for

  • 18+


Tickets: £10 / £8



Space Lecture - Cosmic Inflation - Prof David Wands

  • 10 December 2014 4:30-8pm

Lecture: inflation is a period of accelerated expansion in the very early universe that has become widely accepted by cosmologists in recent years. This talk will discuss how inflation provides an understanding of how the large-scale structure of our Universe today could originate from quantum fluctuations.

Suitable for

  • 18+


16:30 lecture: £6.00 / £8.00
18:30 lecture: £8.00 / £10.00